Are you an adventure enthusiast with a larger body size, dreaming of conquering the world's tallest peak? Look no further, as Apex Asia Holidays and 37 Minutes have come together to offer an exclusive Everest Base Camp trekking experience tailored just for you.
We understand that trekking to Everest Base Camp is an adventure of a lifetime, and we believe that everyone, regardless of body size, should have the opportunity to explore this awe-inspiring region. Our partnership is dedicated to ensuring that your journey to the Everest Base Camp is not only accessible but also enjoyable and safe.
Embarking on the Everest Base Camp trek is a remarkable adventure that offers breathtaking landscapes and a profound sense of accomplishment. While trekking to Everest Base Camp is an attainable goal for trekkers of all shapes and sizes, plus-size trekkers may have specific considerations to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey. This is tailored to help larger-body trekkers prepare for and conquer the Everest Base Camp trek. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, the Everest Base Camp Trek is a remarkable odyssey that beckons adventurers from across the globe. Offering awe-inspiring landscapes, a rich tapestry of cultures, and a sense of accomplishment like no other, this trek stands as a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Join us on an extraordinary journey through the grandeur of the Everest Base Camp Trek.
The world’s highest peak Mt. Everest and it’s base camp has been attracting tourists since the 1950s. Every year thousands of travelers worldwide visit the base camp (5360m). Everest Base Camp Trek is being buzzing phrase in the trekkers.
- Expereice of landing and taking off in Lukla airport
- Picturesque view of Mountains and Himalayan Valleys
- Exploring the world highest peak Everest's Base Camp
- Climb up Kalapathar (5,555m).
- Visiting Namche Bazaar
- Day 1 [24 March] Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport
You arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, which serves as the starting point for your adventure.
- Day 2 [25 March] Celebrate the Holi in KTM and take a private bus to Ramechhap
You celebrate the Hindu festival of Holi in Kathmandu, which is a colorful and lively festival celebrated with water and colored powder. Afterward, you take a private bus to Ramechhap, a town located to the east of Kathmandu.
- Day 3 [26 March] Fly to Lukla (2,840m). Trek to Phakding (2,610m)
You take a domestic flight from Ramechhap to Lukla, a small town in the Khumbu region, known for its airport in the mountains. From Lukla, you begin your trek to Phakding, descending to an elevation of 2,610 meters.
- Day 4 [27 March] Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m)
You continue your trek, ascending to Namche Bazaar, a popular acclimatization stop and the largest Sherpa village in the region. The elevation here is 3,441 meters.
- Day 5 [28 March ] Namche Bazaar (3,441m) acclimatization day.
This day is dedicated to acclimatization in Namche Bazaar. You may take a short hike to higher altitudes to help your body adjust.
- Day 6 [29 March] Trek to the Tengboche Monastery (3,880m)
In the morning after breakfast, you trek to Tengboche Monastery at an elevation of 3,880 meters.
- Day 7 [30 March] Trek to Dingboche (4,350m)
You continue your trek, ascending to Dingboche, a village at an elevation of 4,350 meters.
- Day 8 [31 March] Hike up to Naragsang Hill (5,090m)and Trek back to Dingboche (4,350m)
This day includes a challenging hike to Naragsang Hill at an altitude of 5,090 meters, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas. You then return to Dingboche for the night.
- Day 9 [01 April] Trek to Thukla (4800m)
You trek to Thukla, reaching an elevation of 4,800 meters, as you continue your journey deeper into the Himalayas.
- Day 10 [02 April]Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) / Pyramid
You trek to Lobuche, which is located at an altitude of 4,910 meters. This is another step in your ascent towards Everest Base Camp.
- Day 11 [03 April] Trek to Gorak Shep (5,170m) and hike up to Kalapatthar (5,555m) for a sunset view
You make your way to Gorak Shep, situated at an elevation of 5,170 meters. In the afternoon, you hike to Kalapatthar, one of the best viewpoints in the region, to enjoy a sunset view of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks.
- Day 12 [04 April] Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorakshep
This is a significant day as you reach Everest Base Camp at an altitude of 5,365 meters, where climbers prepare for their ascent of Mount Everest. You then return to Gorak Shep for the night.
- Day 13 [05 April] Trek to Pangboche (3,950m)
You descend to Pangboche, a lower-altitude village at 3,950 meters.
- Day 14 [06 April] Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m)
You retrace your steps, trekking back to Namche Bazaar.
- Day 15 [07 April] Trek down to Lukla (2,840m)
You continue your descent, trekking back to Lukla, where your journey in the Khumbu region began.
- Day 16 [08 April] Flight to Ramechhap, private bus to KTM
You take a flight from Lukla to Ramechhap and then a private bus back to Kathmandu.
- Day 17 [09 April] City tour, farewell dinner, last night in KTM
You have a city tour of Kathmandu, exploring its cultural and historical sites. In the evening, you enjoy a farewell dinner.
- Day 18 [10 April] Transfer to the airport for your final flight departure
Your adventure concludes as you are transferred to Tribhuwan International Airport for your departure flight.
Standard Itinerary and Private TripIt is the notice about Standard Itinerary and Private Trip. The provided itinerary is standard, and if you want to customize it, you can do it. OR you can go through our Plan Your Holidays page.
Travel Insurance and CoversWe strongly recommend you have travel insurance that covers the adventure activities such as trekking/hiking above 15,000 feet. And must include flights delayed/canceled by bad weather, accidents, evacuations, etc.
Keep in MindSometimes, unusual weather changes, natural disasters, flight delays, and cancellations, government rules, local political situations, health conditions of trekkers may change your itinerary. At that point, our leading guide will decide and try to minimize the impacts and run the trip smoothly, but we are not liable for any additional costs if needed.
Always options for UpgradePlease you can upgrade your accommodation and transportation service to regular. We can provide you with 5Star hotel accommodation and the best available private car/ jeep services. And also domestic flights including the Helicopter Charter.
- Fixed Departures
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What Includes & Excludes
- From and to airport transfer to hotel on a private tourist vehicle
- Three nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in a Five-Star hotel on a Twin Sharing/BB basis
- Thirteen nights available guesthouse/ lodges accommodation during the trek
- Domestic (Ramechhap-Lukla-Ramechhap) airfare for clients and guides
- English-speaking government license holders local guides and porters as required. Generally, we assign one porter for every two clients
- Professional City Tourist guide for the Kathmandu city tour
- All meals in the mountain (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners)
- Farewell dinner one night before the client’s final departure in a Typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance, your guide will accompany you
- Kathmandu to Ramechhap and Ramechhap to Kathmandu in a private tourist vehicle
- Air Conditioned Tourist Vehicle for a city tour in Kathmandu
- Full-day city tour (Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square)
- Full facility for Trekking Porters; Meals, Accommodations, insurance, Salary and Equipment
- Sagarmatha National Park trekking permits, TIMS Card, and Khumbu Rural Municipality fees
- All government taxes and official expenses
- International Air tickets
- Nepal Entry Visa. You can get your visa upon arrival at Nepal immigration Tribhuwan International Airport Branch in Kathmandu.
- Insurance of Travellers that should cover helicopter rescue charges worth a minimum of USD 50,000 per person
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Entrance of City Tour
- All drinks including drinking water along the trekking route C Personal trekking gear/equipment
- Tips for trekking staff (Tipping is expected)
- Other expenses that are not listed on Price Include Section
HOW ARE WE DIFFERENT?
We operate this trip with aiming:
- To improve the lifestyle of local people
- To protect the environment
- To respect and promote the culture of the local community
- To create the Volunteering Opportunities
- To donate 5% of each trip cost to the COSD Nepal organization
We hire the local people as trekking staff, which creates the opportunity to learn and share the cultures, get exposure to local traditions. You can enjoy the local product feasts in the teahouses and lodges that directly help their business.
- Namaste [Namaste is usually spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointing upwards, thumbs close to the chest] is the respectful greetings in Nepal.
- Walk-in clockwise direction around temples, monuments, MANE Stone, MANE-wall is the culture of Hinduism and Buddhism.
- Enter temples and with removing shoes and also leather.
- Ask permission to take any portrait of locals.
- Use right while giving and receiving food, eating, wiping mouth, etc.
- Please dress in loose-fitting clothes while entering temples and monasteries.
A small group of travelers led by the local trek leader, we try to minimize the impacts on natural resources and the environment during the trips. We emphasize reducing waste. Encourage travelers to use a refillable water bottle instead of a single-use bottle.
We are also a supporter of the Community Organization for Sustainable Development Nepal (COSD Nepal). And, we collect 5% of the total payment of each trek to contribute to the organization.
We have a volunteer trip operating in a local school in Gorkha. Through this trip, you can directly support the children also the teachers’ educational status.
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Here you will get a basic idea of the equipment and items of clothing that you need to carry on the trip. Apex Asia Holidays provide you with a gratis duffel bag in Kathmandu to pack your trekking luggage.
- Non- trekking items can store at the Hotel lockers in Kathmandu.
- If you are trekking in Everest Region: Kathmandu- Lukla Flight only allows the 15KG including hand-carry bag.
- You must have to carry a down jacket from above 4000 meters to keep warms. You can hire a down jacket and sleeping bag for USD 30 with us.
Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
- A cap to protect your ear and neck from sunlight
- Warm wool or synthetic hat
- Neck Warmer
- UV protective glaciers sunglasses - better to have side shield.
- A pair liner woolen gloves for mild days and heavy for morning and evening
- Three cotton t-shirts
- Three synthetic t-shirt
- Two long sleeve polyesters, light colored shirts for sunny days.
- A soft shell jacket, water resistant, with insulation, underarm ventilation zippers. The full front zipper is preferable for ventilation.
- For women two synthetic sports bras, no cotton.
- Two pairs of nylon hiking shorts.
- Underwear, stay away from cotton.
- Two pairs lightweight long underwear.
- Two pair trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees.
- At least four pairs of liner socks, synthetic. And three pair heavyweight socks to be worn over liner socks.
- A pair of lightweight socks, a good option for the lower / warmer parts of the trail and also on lodges at the time of dinner.
- A pair light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots. Make sure the size and should have to be avoidable for blister.
- A pair light trekking shoes or sneakers to wear in and about camps or lodge.
- Small Day Pack
Medicine and First Aid
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches
- Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
- Anti-infection ointments
- Lip balm (At least SPF 20)
- Sunscreen (SPF 40)
Miscellaneous but Important
- Passport and extra passport photos (2 copies)
- Airline tickets
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport
- Water bottle/bladder
- Water purification Iodine tablets
In Nepal, there are two kinds of transport, public and private. We mostly recommend you to use the private than the public because the roads two ways that make traffic, and the private vehicle can avoid the traffic by choosing the proper time for less traffic.
In Nepal, you will get the extensive food menu. From the international food menu to local foods. Dal Bhat is the main course of Nepal. Your guide will help you to choose the suitable food, on the trek and tour.
- ALTITUDE SICKNESS
Trekking is the popular trekking ventures in Nepal, which is always in the High Himalaya and where we have the chance to get altitude sickness. So, it is highly recommended to learn more about the High Altitude Sickness before you start the trek. Hurry can be deadly in Nepal Himalaya. Walk slow, and give enough time to your body to fit in the high altitude. Drinking more water and stepping slowly with rest is the best protection against altitude sickness.
It is necessary to have travel insurance before you embark on any trip. The insurance policy should include the cost of medical expenses, any damage or loss of your luggage, and cancellation.
Nepal is one of the safe and more peaceful countries around the world. Even though you must have your Travel Insurance and the should cover the area which is on your itinerary.
- RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL
Traveling is the way of getting in touch with the local peoples. It is important to recognize what is acceptable in the society, such as dresses, behaviors, and language. There might be different than your own country. Most of the people can communicate in English in the cities and also some touristy towns but if you have learned a few words Nepali, like greetings “Namaste” that make a huge difference.
- HEALTH & SAFETY
Apex Asia Holidays always concern about the health and safety of the clients. Our guide carries a first aid kit with the directed medicine by the doctors. We also recommend you to discuss with your doctor about your visit at least a month ago. In case of severe or emergency, we transfer you to the nearest hospital. Safety is the first important for us as a responsible tour agency, so we do not take unnecessary risk.
Why travel with apex asia holidays
Since 2015, we have operated unique itineraries and happy trips that are a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We focused on the fun factor and challenged you aptly to reach that great feeling of personal accomplishment while enjoying the company of like-minded travelers.
Make your journey fruitful by choosing to travel with a local company. We know each holiday is different. With the guidance of our travel experts and first-hand experience, we can customize every element of your holiday. We create travel packages that transcend our clients’ expectations. We invite you to discover what you’ve been missing. These are some of the difference that makes All-Travel unique.Explore More
Join a small group of like-minded travelers that, like you, are eager to safely and confidently experience all the things that make our world worth exploring.
While traveling in a small group of up to 15 people gives an opportunity of making lifelong friendships. We can appreciate more intimate, personal connections, share experiences, and cherish memories.
We employ all local guides and porters because of their local knowledge expertise. They can deliver first-hand information to our valuable clients. And trekking in High Himalayas, the local guides and porters can lead you even in the extreme weather and conditions. In addition, we aim to employ the local guides to enhance their skill and empowerment them. We are always concerned about the local community to improve and support them through tourism.
Health and Saftey
Your safety is our top priority. Our trained and experienced team is always concerned with providing fresh and hygienic food, keeping First Aid, 24/7 communication services, and more. Before commencing the trek or tour, we always make sure whether the clients have good enough equipment, clothes or not.
Responsible for Tourism
Responsible tourism is significantly important because it becomes the responsibility of each individual in the tourism industry. Our dependency is on the existing environment we talk about business or livelihood. We focused on our policy to organize outdoor packages that leave less carbon footprint as possible.